Tue., January 10, 2012 6:37pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is promoting a slate of tax proposals to help the state attract and retain businesses. He unveiled them at the annual Eggs and Issues breakfast Monday in Atlanta.
Mon., December 5, 2011 5:18pm
Republican state lawmakers considering ways to reform Georgia’s tax code are looking at taxing groceries. A joint committee on tax reform discussed the idea Monday in preparation for the upcoming legislative session.
Thu., November 3, 2011 4:38pm
Conservative policymakers renewed their push for tax reform Thursday at a forum organized by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Elected officials and business executives touted lifting an energy tax on manufacturers, but it's unclear how the state would replace the lost revenue.
Fri., September 30, 2011 4:29pm
Conservative thinkers gathered in Atlanta Friday to discuss ways to solve Georgia’s economic challenges. Some ideas presented at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation conference will likely reappear as part of proposed legislation when the Republican-controlled General Assembly convenes in January.
Thu., April 14, 2011 7:49pm
Lawmakers are finishing up this year’s legislative session. But they will be back at the Capitol this summer for a special session on redistricting. Gov. Nathan Deal will decide what else is on the agenda.
Mon., April 11, 2011 5:09pm
A tax overhaul that Republicans had promoted as a key part of their agenda is dead for the legislative session. A joint legislative panel signed off on the bill Monday morning and it appeared headed to a full House vote the same day. But the House adjourned without taking up the measure, which effectively kills it for the session.
Mon., April 11, 2011 12:58pm
A tax reform plan that would create a $141 million hole in the 2012 state budget is headed to the House floor for a vote today.
Mon., April 11, 2011 7:43am
It will be a final, frenetic three days for state lawmakers to finish business before the final gavel ends the 40-day Session Thursday. Today, the General Assembly is back to work after a week off.
Thu., April 7, 2011 2:50pm
A revised tax reform plan would create a large funding gap in the state budget next year. That’s according to a report by the state auditor. The plan would give nearly every Georgian a tax cut.
Mon., April 4, 2011 8:23am
The state Capitol will be quiet this week, at least from official General Assembly activity. But lawmakers will have lots to do once they return next Monday for the final three days of the Session.